Parmesan Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Parmesan Chicken Sandwich

By Monica              Makes 1 sandwich
Parmesan Chicken Sandwich

This is a recipe for a fast and delicious sandwich, dripping with savory marinara sauce and melted cheese. It can be made out of leftover chicken and ingredients from your pantry. Easy as can be.

Ingredients
  • 1 cooked Parmesan oat crusted chicken breast (or a plain baked or grilled breast)
  • 1 sandwich roll, split
  • roasted red pepper (out of a jar is fine)
  • marinara* or red pasta sauce
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
  • provolone or mozzarella cheese, sliced or grated

Directions
Heat the chicken breast in a medium-hot skillet on both sides until chicken is warm throughout.  Open the sandwich roll on a broiler-proof pan.  Brush each side with olive oil and broil until lightly browned. Add ingredients to the bottom side of the roll in this order: heated chicken breast, roasted red pepper, marinara sauce, grated Parmesan cheese. Place provolone or mozzarella cheese slices on the other side of the roll.  Return to the broiler and toast until cheese on both side is melted and lightly browned.  Put the two halves together and enjoy.  Serve with a side of marinara sauce for dipping.

*For Marinara sauce recipe, go to www.theyummylife.com/recipes/17


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Here is one more way to use leftover Parmesan Oat Crusted Chicken. You're going to want to try this.  It is a winner and so, so easy.  This is one of the reasons that I make up extra chicken and freeze it.  That way I can throw together these sandwiches in a snap.

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First you want to heat up a leftover Parmesan Oat Crusted Chicken breast.  You'll need one breast per sandwich for a big appetite.  Half of one of these is enough for me.  You can zap the chicken in the microwave to heat it, but the crust will be pretty soggy.  If you don't mind that, it's faster that way.  I prefer to heat my chicken in a skillet to take some of the soggy away.  Heat it on both sides just until the chicken is heated through.

Note: You may also use a grilled or baked chicken breast in this sandwich, if you don't have the Parmesan Oat Crusted Chicken prepared.

chicken

 

Next take a roll of your choice.  I'm using a ciabatta roll here, because that's what I had on hand. But any good bread will work. Brush both sides with some olive oil and stick it under the broiler until it gets nice and toasty.

bread befor  bread after

 

Put the heated chicken breast on one side.

chicken on bread

 

Put a layer of roasted red pepper on top of the chicken. This is the kind that comes straight out of the jar.  (You can roast your own pepper, if you prefer.) It adds scrumptious flavor and nutrition to the sandwich.

red pepper

 

Now spoon some marinara sauce over the top of the red pepper.  This can be a homemade sauce (click here for my marinara sauce recipe) or your favorite out-of-the-jar pasta sauce.

sauce

 

Just look at all of those good flavors piling up. LOVE IT! Now for the cheese. I like to add 2 kinds. Grate some Parmesan on top of the saucy side (a Microplane works great for this). The other side of the bread is looking lonely. Better add some cheese there, too.  I added some sliced provolone, but mozzarella would work, too.  

cheese added

 

We're almost finished. Just one more step. Stick that cheesy delight under the broiler and let it get all melty-toasty-browny.

melted

 

Now slap those two suckers together, and you've got one fantastic sandwich.

cut sandwich

Make sure you serve it with a little bowl of extra marinara sauce for dipping.  If it doesn't get all over your face when you bite in, then you don't have enough sauce on it!

Make it a yummy day!

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Parmesan Chicken Sandwich
By Monica              Servings: Makes 1 sandwich
Ingredients
  • 1 cooked Parmesan oat crusted chicken breast (or a plain baked or grilled breast)
  • 1 sandwich roll, split
  • roasted red pepper (out of a jar is fine)
  • marinara* or red pasta sauce
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
  • provolone or mozzarella cheese, sliced or grated
Directions
Heat the chicken breast in a medium-hot skillet on both sides until chicken is warm throughout.  Open the sandwich roll on a broiler-proof pan.  Brush each side with olive oil and broil until lightly browned. Add ingredients to the bottom side of the roll in this order: heated chicken breast, roasted red pepper, marinara sauce, grated Parmesan cheese. Place provolone or mozzarella cheese slices on the other side of the roll.  Return to the broiler and toast until cheese on both side is melted and lightly browned.  Put the two halves together and enjoy.  Serve with a side of marinara sauce for dipping.

*For Marinara sauce recipe, go to www.theyummylife.com/recipes/17
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Posted on Wednesday, August 18th, 2010








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